Beth Paisley
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Living in Winchester, VA and Frederick county

Winchester, Virginia, used to be a somewhat hidden little town in the Shenandoah Valley. However, as the population of the Washington, D.C., metro area expands, more and more folks are finding Winchester, Frederick county including the surrounding counties including West Virginia making it their home. Winchester offers a laid-back, small-town atmosphere that provides a nice contrast to the nation's capital, located about 75 miles to the east. What's more, the city of Winchester, Virginia, is steeped in history, especially due to the many Civil War battles fought in the region.

Housing and Recreation in Winchester

Frederick county surrounding Winchester, Virginia is a a mix of old homes, townhouses and new real estate development. Whatever your needs and budget, chances are good that you'll find a match to help you live in Winchester. The city provides plenty of opportunities for getting out and about. There are the many festivals, of course, and also sites such as dog park and a disc-golf course. Nature's playground awaits not far off in the forms of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, Shenandoah National Park and Monongahela National Forest. Hiking and horseback riding are just two of the activities that Winchester residents enjoy at these places. Look for homes for sale in Winchester VA, Frederick county and surrounding areas.

There's no question that Winchester, Virginia, appeals to a diverse mix of people, from those who commute to work in Northern Virginia to those who are retired. With its housing options, small-town charm and proximity to D.C., there's much to love about Winchester. Feeling good about the community you live in can be just as important as selecting the right home. As a local expert, I can help you find a neighborhood that best suits your needs. From local restaurants and activities to school information and market trends, explore the communities I serve below. Here is a link for new residents of Frederick county, Virginia.